Wiljan Hendrikx is a PhD researcher at Tias’ GovernanceLAB. Previously, he studied Public Administration and Organizational Science (MSc, 2010-2012), where he graduated on a thesis about the professional identity of Dutch general practitioners (cum laude). Subsequently, he was visiting fellow at the Good Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education for three months, after which he started his PhD thesis “Professional identity of GPs & teachers in a context of welfare state public policy reform” and became a public administration lecturer at Tilburg University. His main research interests cover professionalism and public management regimes. Aiming to defend his thesis in the second half of 2018, he will work as a lecturer and researcher at Tias School for Business and Society, the Netherlands, as of January 2018.